Last night Bon Iver, the Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based band of troubadours founded and led by Kanye West collaborator Justin Vernon, kicked off the second leg of the band's tour in support of last year's Grammy-winning album Bon Iver, Bon Iver.
The band were in far-from-the-woods Las Vegas, playing the 4,000-seat venue The Joint. Here's how it went...
Barricade for Bon Iver. Super chill.— Jordana (@hipsterology) April 13, 2012
!een prepping for this Bon Iver gig by crying softly to myself and inventing meaningless words with vague Biblical connotations. Go time!— Jason Bracelin (@JasonBracelin) April 13, 2012
There is a mosh pit warning up at The Joint tonight. If you start or participate in a mosh pit at a Bon Iver show, please kill yourself.— Ⓥ Gin Eff (@Dr_Jen) April 13, 2012
#boniver "because this is America and we can do this shit"— Zoe Silva (@MissZoeAyn) April 13, 2012
#BonIver has officially made the horn section cool again.— Miguel Ogas (@miguel_ogas) April 13, 2012
Bon Iver says goodbye everytime he addresses the audience. #boniver— Mel Payne (@sideshowMel) April 13, 2012
Bon Iver shaved his beautiful beard for the concert. My heart is broken now <3— Danielle C (@peachriceball) April 13, 2012
Vegas is a cleaner version of ones self conscious-Bon IverSaid something like that today and it's so true.— Cyn (@BlazeCyn) April 13, 2012
Vegas!!! Thank you!!! God damn!— jdevernon (@blobtower) April 13, 2012